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. with also generate clean renewable energy for city services like public buses, hospitals, schools, and much more. and finally, we collect and treat all the city's wastewater and stormwater making it safe enough to discharge into the san francisco bay and pacific ocean. >> in 2006 the puc was planning a record number of projects. >> the public utilities commission is a very infrastructure-rich organization. we're out there rebuilding the water system. we've budget working on power generation in the country. we've been doing sewer for the city. we're looking at a brand-new rebuild of all watt systems in san francisco and we haven't had a home that's been other than mental. >> they staff over 900 people. the puc is in two office locations. >> you know, this is such a great place for a building. if the puc owned that building and we could make that the icon i can sustainable building puc represents, wouldn't be a dramatic idea? >> so, one of the major decisions we made was we wanted to make a statement with this building. we wanted this building to be a lead platinum building which is very few
, absorb energy from the earthquake, deform, and also come back to its original geometry. what that meant was the building would be functional. it meant it wouldn't have to be abandoned and fixed. >> we have probably the greatest specification for concrete ever developed for a project that has a really innovative structural system. one of the things that's evident from the research that's been done is that concrete is responsible for a significant amount of co2 production. and that's worldwide. and we developed a way in which we could incorporate replacement material such as flag and fly ashe to supplement the portable cement and allow a big reduction in those carbon emissions associated with production from that poured cement. >> concrete for the building has a 70% replacement value with recycled materials fly ashe and recycled materials that would otherwise go to waste. reducing our carbon footprint in half. >> the way that we often do buildings in the city are often projects in the city is we go out and we do a low bid. somebody bids on something, we have to do everything that's expect
-hour energy? 5-hour energy supports the avon foundation for women breast cancer crusade. so i can get the energized feeling i need and support a great cause? i'm sold. pink lemonade 5-hour energy? yeah and a portion of every sale goes to the avon foundation for women breast cancer crusade. i'm sold. new pink lemonade 5-hour energy. get the alert, energized feeling you need and support breast cancer research and access to care. >>> the texans leave soggy chicago with a win and go to 8-1 and drop the bears to 7-2. the players the game the former bear danieal manning who forced a fumble and had a pick tonight. arian foster, 29 carries for 102 yards and he caught a pass for the game's lone touchdown. 13-6 texans. fosten ar and manning with mich. >> michele: arian, we were looking at the conditions but what was it like playing in these conditions? >> this field is pretty bad but everybody was in it so you had to do what you had to do. we fought really hard, man, so proud of my guys. >> michele: coach kubiak told me at halftime these conditions hindered the passing game so they need to do r
. and it's challengin the best innovators in america to create radical new energy storage technology. you know, way above what we have now. this is something very powerful, to be able to keep rovers going on the moon, in mars, things that could be useful, in your cell electric vehicles, something that just is a radical leap in new technology. but i don't want to go into a lot of detail on that. you'll hear more about nasa's efforts later. and what i'm going to do1r is ge a little more background on challenge-driven innovation. and i'm going to do that just by plaijerrizing some people because it makes it a loteasier for me. i want to look at this quote, prize is a very old -- an old idea that is surprisingly powerful in our modern society. this is by a study that by mckenzie and company, back in 2010. prize is a very old idea, very powerful in our modern society. surprisingly powerful in our modern society. mckenzie also said this, 32,000, in 2010, there were 32,000no competitions, competitions, prizes, awards. that's a big number. it could be bigger but it's a big number, for one year,
notice that it does repeat a lot that the energy provided by cleanpower sf will be 100% renewable and clean. i think it might be useful when explaining that to mention that -- what the benefit of that is. that the power isn't going to come from power plants that create soot and cause childrens' asthma, and the reasons that many people in the community have for not wanting power plants in their community whether it's in san francisco or across the bay in another community as we saw with the trandzs bay cable. this enables people not to get the power from the power plants and enables the power plants not so much demand for them. i think it might be obviously not in such a complicated long way, but just to point out it's not just that it's clean and from solar and wind and that it's not from soot creating power plants. >> that's a point well taken to make sure we don't lose the opportunity to educate about the benefit of that choice. >> and this is a premium. there is a premium because it's a benefit to the air that we all breathe and share. >> thank you commissioner for that fee
into the small art gallery of public works. part of the energy of the venue comes from having that art gallery. having a small workshop with a few resident artists who work on art during the day. it provides a certain energy. when that moves on to the employees were working there during the night, coming in contact with patrons, you have a great start and a good experience. great talent, visuals, who have done the other thing for the most part. lots of responses. >> thank you. dmitri, while enhancing your out dope -- outdoor event, how important is the creative contact to make sure it you have customers who return over and over again? >> our creative content, you know, it is pretty out there. [laughter] >> sort of spices up the meeting. >> for us, i think the most important thing we are offering is something quintessentially san francisco. something that they cannot find anywhere else. we have two fetish fares in san francisco. there are only three other cities in the world that do that. new york, toronto, and berlin. i have been to all three and they are not nearly the same size as well we pr
energy efficiency installed in tandem for signing up with the program so there are reasons to reach out even to the communities we're not planning to enroll in the first phase and that is really important. the last point that i would raise just to make sure it's on everybody's radar screen, and i ask all the commissioners to hear this one because it's something i haven't brought up before, and commissioner campos i think you were at least at a hearing about the revenue bond oversight committee. some very serious issues have been raised about that committee and as the build out work proceeds and gets off the ground next spring we need to make sure that any of these questions and complications that currently exist with the revenue bond oversight committee are cleaned up and that body is fully independent and functional when we start bonding for the large scale local installation of renewables and efficiencies. if you folks would -- i wanted to give you that red flag right away so you're on top of that. >> thank you very much mr. brooks. any other member of the public that would like to
dollars more a year to california. half of that money is going in the first five years to renewable energy projects, energy efficiency projects at schools. going to create a lot of jobs. and its chairman who put $29 million into it is probably going to be a novembcandidate f governor. >> or cabinet. >> why proposition 38 went down? the other education -- >> well, i think part of it was the amount of money that the teacher's union sent against it. and the governor coming out, saying, look, we just have to get this done. but it went down by a greater margin than i thought. there were a lot of people who voted for both, sort of hinging their bet. and i think there was a lot on the ball lot for all voters and i thought to a large degree they seemed very thoughtful. >> and to paul's point, a lot of people would have had to pay under the munger legislation. >> everybody. >> where at some of the others, i'm not in that category. >> belva: turning back to the national scene, we're going to see some changes in the new administration in washington? >> well, there are some californians, we talked abo
exactly what to expect is not a business anybody wants to be in. >> the $12 million energy new jersey -- new jersey based company makes parts for defense systems but with the deep cuts looming, orders for the military are slowing down. >> they were supposed to order 400 o of something, so far they've ordereds 22. >> this year ux they made 9 million combat uniforms, everyone the giants depend on thousands of smaller companies. 1300 supply yes, sir built the f 35, boeings c 17 contains parts from companies in 27 states. all of it could be affected by 1.2 trillion in spending cuts when you suddenly stop that you're going to see catastrophic impacts on people's ability to survive. >> they project a loss of 1.4 million jobs next year if this goes through. >> there is a super majority now in the legislature and that has some people worried. >> there seems to be this buzz right now that not unlike sixth graders home alone on friday night, we're going to raise every tax and then burn down the house. >> we were assured that was nots the case but with with the supermajority, democrats can
to shad dee alcarra. who's-who really has been a beakon of energy inside of our office at the mayor's office and neighborhood service and is sweating through our work to make sure we are well on point to have a great celebration here at city hall and so again shad dei thank you very much for your work. to all of you here tonight from the city family i want to saw thank you for joining us here as well and to really encourage you to take part of in all of the if he istivities that we have to offer here at city hall and for those of you who have an opportunity to tine sign in at the front please do so we can reach you through the mayor's office and neighborhood services center which highlights the many services and if he is activities that occur in san francisco and in our city. and so while we take a pause, for a moment, to bring some more art into our hall, we would like to pause for one more musical enter lewd and to begin with the rest of our program. so thank you all very much. ♪ ♪ (applause). . (applause). . . >> thank you guys so much for that beautiful performance can w
light rain in to lake port. you can see a glancing blow with this incoming system. most of the energy to oregon and washington. still deflecting most of the energy to the north. not completely out of the picture. if you are in the north bay, sonoma, mend seen know and lake counties youly see a few showers off and on. for the rest of the bay area we will see a chance of rain as the upper low scoots in during the day offi day. stay tuned to jeff and cristina this week. it looks like this system could be on the strong side in terms of the wind and heavier rain coming in. the future cast shows you a few stray showers in the north bay off and on in to tuesday afternoon. on the flip side, areas south of san jose may warm close to 70. morgan hill and gilroy by the middle of the week. warmup for the south bay approaching wednesday. tomorrow we will see low to mid-60s from san jose south. and in to the north bay highs in the low 60s, close to 60 in san francisco and 64 in oakland. the first half of the week is mainly dry. the exception is northern sonoma county. the clouds nil fill in and rain
line that we will have an update on shell and mobile energy if there are issues or status of where we are with those two contracts. >> great. colleague any other questions? again we want to thank staff and puc for their presentation. we have taken public comment on this item. why don't we now go to item six. >> item six public comment. members of the public may address the commission on matters that are within their jurisdiction and not on today's agenda. >> any public comment? seeing none public comment is closed. item seven. >> item seven future agenda items. >> and now i would like -- oh commissioner avalos. >> sure. thank you chair campos. just -- i of having ongoing conversations with mr. fried and i thought the commission would like to know about them. i have been exploring over the last year and a half the creation of a municipal bank in san francisco. one idea about the bank we're creating another separate government authority that could be under the purview of lafco and i want to see if we have some sense on the commission to be able to allow for jason to help us explo
when you do not have the energy anymore? that scared of a piece of blank paper and a collection coming up in six weeks -- that does not scare you? >> yes, but i tried to protect myself. for example, i go to a flea market, and nt place. when i see something that i find interesting, even if i have no interest in anything at the moment, i say that one day i will do something from that. i know that there was work on it. i think i have to burn it, because at the end, i take too much time to look at it. but, yes, i mean, to be honest, i think will realize what time that i have no more of the passion, which will mean i will stop. i think it is better. honestly, before i was doing that profession, because i was not at peace with the fact that i was rejected, so i was inventing a lot of things. at the moment, i started to work -- i finish. because i do the things that i'd love to do, why should i live now. there's no reason to lie? because i am accepted through my work? why should i lie? because i do not want to live again in my old days. but i will always interested in fashion. >> the n
later. citi price rewind. new pink lemonade 5-hour energy? 5-hour energy supports the avon foundation for women breast cancer crusade. so i can get the energized feeling i need and support a great cause? i'm sold. pink lemonade 5-hour energy? yeah and a portion of every sale goes to the avon foundation for women breast cancer crusade. i'm sold. new pink lemonade 5-hour energy. get the alert, energized feeling you need and support breast cancer research and access to care. >>> here's "the play of the day"! >> here's a picture we want to show it to you. it was posted on facebook. that's 7-year-old and his sister evelyn. their mom and dad said if this picture got 1,000 likes on facebook, they'd consider buying them a cat. they got those, and talk about 99,000 more. >> wow. >> take a look. a family of five, they're now joining us via skype, marissa, emily, darin and marissa, you posted a picture, 1,000 likes later. did you ever think it would go viral like it did? >> marissa, you can hear me? you can hear justice. >> yeah, we can hear you. >> did you ever think this would go is viral like
of the system is fed by gravity, without the use of energy-consuming pumps. valves open to regulate the flow into the 85-mile-long delaware aqueduct -- the longest tunnel in the world. at hillview reservoir... the water is partitioned into another giant tunnel system. where it travels deep below manhattan. the pressure built up by gravity from the mountains pushes the water upwards toward the surface through vertical shafts. these shafts feed the water mains of each neighborhood, which branch into smaller pipes below the streets... feeding into buildings and houses, into the plumbing, and finally, after its long journey, to our faucets. providing water to homes and industry is a monumental task, requiring immense infrastructure. but once the water is delivered and used, it must also be taken away. man: it's important that the waste generated by any society not be left around. cholera, and other diseases and problems, have been spread, because people wound up living in filth. even the ancients understood that you couldn't have the sewage where you lived. and the easiest thing to do was transp
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a clean energy economy. >>> the chp wants to know if you are too sleep foy drive. better keep our eyes open. because the chp is launching a week-long crackdown on croucy driving. the chp says drowsy driving is about as dangerous as driving drunk. >>> coming up on 7:24. hoping everyone is wide awake behind the wheel. how are things going in downtown san jose? >> okay. we've been looking at one of the slowest commutes on a regular monday. i want to show you 280, northbound right to downtown on the right. you can see traffic is just fine. just a lot of schools today are observing veterans day, even though veterans day was yesterday. but right now, it's having an effect on the commute. looking at the east bay, southbound 880, southbound 8 0 they are clearing a crash -- 880 they are clearing a crash. let's go to steve. >> thank you, sal. >>> a lot of 30s. let's get used to that. the afternoon highs will come up a little bit. at least through wednesday or thursday and then we'll see have to if we get clouds in here. really not going to do much, cold mornings. high clouds. but all in all a gr
. the u.s. will be energy independent 10 years after that according to a new report from national energy agency. america's rise to the top is credited with recent resurgence and gas and oil production. also that the new vehicles are much more fuel-efficient. >> over a hundred thousand people in york and new jersey still have no power. it has been over two weeks since hurricane city ripped of the east coast. they're waiting for the power to come back on. more than 8 million customers ephors lost power after sandy and that was made worse by the nor'easter. the victims are getting a helping hand and hot meals from those who survived hurricane katrina. a team from a caesarean is in new orleans travel all the way to s.i.. they said the bay got caught with hurricane country and now it is time for them to repay the favor. they sir john ladd to the victims as well as the first responders of the storm. this looks like the most traveled spot. we're looking at light traffic on monday the observance of veterans day. we'll leave back with any hot spots need to steer around. >> live look this is our r
will account for pollutions but they can sell them. they will help drive california towards a clean energy campaign. >>> and they are cracking down on drivers who are sleepy behind the wheel. it is almost as dangerous as driving drunk and after 17 hours of driving, it is as dangerous as those who have a .7 alcohol level. drowsy driving deaths were very high in 2010. >> i get on the road at 3:00 a.m., i am drowsy, i'm sorry. >> i am going to have a cup of coffee, let's take a look at what we have, traffic is moving along pretty well and as we have been mentioning, northbound 280, getting to highway 17 looks good, we may have some schools out today. southbound 608 to sunole -- 680 looks good as you get to the bottom of the hill. >>> 43 in ocean beach, for some it is not bad and for others it is cold out there. overall it will be mostly sunny partly sunny to the north, mainly 60s, pam. >> all right, steve, coupling up next, -- coming up next, the bay area connection which was once at the supreme court. >>> coming up why the president thinks he should support higher taxes. >>> and they are pu
and energy into bullying, i found myself asking, how do we know it's working? there are a lot of things that seem intuitively plausible and appear to be anecdotally moving the ball forward, but we need to move beyond that. we need to, among other things, figure out what indeed are practices that work and we need to understand in so doing that what may work in sioux falls may not work in san francisco. we get that. so solutions need to be taylored to local communities, solutions need to reflect the fact that there are many, many dimensions to this issue. let me tell you about the few dimensions that we see in the course of our work. russ land is the assistant attorney general and we've taken partnership to new levels with the department. they
and business manager for the energy efficiency funding group. çárqrj also interned for the san francisco city attorney's office and for bay area legal aid.'rúddñ so i would just like to welcome sarah. thank you. you have, in your october comprehensive statistical report. i've orally presented a lot of these statistics to you before so i won't go through them. the only thing that i will talk about is the adjudication of month of october, and theéí:úm6Ñ occ -- chief suhrl>e4 ç occw3 sustained cases during thez® he concurred that theyowo8¢-k were sustainable. one of them was af duty case for failure to collect traffic stop data. the officer received a written reprimand. another was a neglect of duty case for the violation of department general order8 ç 2.01 rule 36, an officer failed to document ending mileage when transporting an in-custody femaleñr passenger. the officer< ñ was admoni another neglect of duty case a violation of department general order 5.04 an officer failed to prepare an incident report do
looking frontal system to the north and west. most of the energy will stay to the north. tomorrow at least we will look for clouds and as the high builds in, it will bring warmer temperatures. i will show you the forecast animation. monday remember the rain line stays to the north. as we head into tuesday, this is tuesday, by 10:00 a.m., it starts to sag a little bit to the south. i put a chance of scattered showers in the north bay for tuesday and thin -- and then we take them out for wednesday. all of this will move back to the north. so wednesday looks like the best day. this workweek will have dry conditions and temperatures warming into the 60s. as we head into thursday night and friday, another wave of moisture will move in and we will see some showers. here is a look at your highs for tomorrow. 60s across the bay area. 63 in santa rosa and san francisco 60, 64 for oakland as well as livermore. 64 for san jose. a little more sunshine the further south you go. santa cruz 65. 65 for gilroy. my accu-weather seven-day forecast, north bay chance of showers on tuesday. we are all dry and m
frontal system to the north and west. most of the energy will stay to the north. tomorrow at least we will look for clouds and as the high builds in, it will bring warmer temperatures. i will show you the forecast animation. monday remember the rain line stays to the north. as we head into tuesday, this is tuesday, by 10:00 a.m., it starts to sag a little bit to the south. i put a chance of scattered showers in the north bay for tuesday and thin -- and then we take them out for wednesday. all of this will move back to the north. so wednesday looks like the best day. this workweek will have dry conditions and temperatures warming into the 60s. as we head into thursday night and friday, another wave of moisture will move in and we will see some showers. here is a look at your highs for tomorrow. 60s across the bay area. 63 in santa rosa and san francisco 60, 64 for oakland as well as livermore. 64 for san jose. a little more sunshine the further south you go. santa cruz 65. 65 for gilroy. my accu-weather seven-day forecast, north bay chance of showers on tuesday. we are all dry and mild
that it takes as much time and energy for a young person to come back and then get into a different routine as it did to pare and train them to go to war. i think we need to do a lot of hard thinking, both in the department of defense, and the v.a., about what our policies and procedures are. >> but before the 11th anniversary of the war in afghanistan, we broadcast from colorado springs. we have looked at a unit that came to iraq and came back and could not turn off the kill switch, they were killing their girlfriends and their wives. the murder rate was about 14 times the rate in colorado springs. that is an important point on these issues. we see, in the peace in "the new york times," the story of staff sergeant white smith. he comes home and randomly runs down a 65-year-old woman and throws her into the back of the car and kills her. we see these her the crimes here, but what about what they are doing there? look at the case of robert bayless, the question of the court-martial at fort lewis- mcchord. >> absolutely. war is messy. certainly, these wars in iraq and afghanistan have been ve
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, and that is better for the environment. >> and this is the most energy efficient government building in the united states today, if not the world. and it is an example that the entire united states can look to and say, that's what we need to do to save our city hundreds of millions of dollars in energy consumption a year and set an example to everybody of how to save energy, to be green, to be sustainable, to be responsible. the city is leading the way. >> it will be immediately recognizable and iconic from various parts of the city or even if you see a picture. that's the sfpuc building. it's a wonderful building. ♪ ♪ arab heritage month celebration. (singing).(applause). can we have another round of applause for that wonderful performance? (applause) . at this time, i would like to call up two of our committee members on stage if you could all join us please, and if you could all give them a big round of applause so my name is shady and i work with themary's city ever services here in city call hall and i want to welcome great a i think this thure we programmed over ten institutions in the c
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